Taxes

Are A Majority Of The Republican Presidential Hopefuls Traitors?

Are A Majority Of The Republican Presidential Hopefuls Traitors?

The King is dead! Candidates scramble as all but three sign the ‘Norquist Pledge‘ – a dangerously treasonous document that conservative candidates have dedicated themselves to since 1986. The point of the pledge is simple, a promise by candidates and officials to oppose all tax increases while in office. The pledge was designed by Grover […]

We Need Bernie Sanders To Back Billionaire Taxation That Is Tangible: ‘1000 Families Top Tax Tier’ Plan

We Need Bernie Sanders To Back Billionaire Taxation That Is Tangible: ‘1000 Families Top Tax Tier’ Plan

While Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont (Ind.) has spoken at great length about income inequality and how to address it, the right-wing media always spins any tax increase proposals as if they’d effect whom they call “small business owners.” I feel the best defense against right-wing backlash on tax increases is to […]

No Confidence: Texas To ‘Repatriate’ Gold Reserves To Private Stockpile

No Confidence: Texas To ‘Repatriate’ Gold Reserves To Private Stockpile

Though it had been rumored for a while, last week Governor Greg Abbott of Texas signed legislation that will create a state-run gold depository within the state. “The law will repatriate $1 billion of gold bullion from the Federal Reserve in New York to Texas. The bullion depository will serve as the custodian, guardian and […]

NC Senator Demands Answers: ‘I Lowered Your Corporate Taxes’ – Where Are The Perks?

NC Senator Demands Answers: ‘I Lowered Your Corporate Taxes’ – Where Are The Perks?

North Carolina Senator Bob Rucho is upset that the cost of his NFL tickets just went up. As reported by the Charlotte Business Journal, Rucho said, I told (Panthers president Danny) Morrison this the other day: I said, “You know, we lowered your corporate taxes, we lowered the (personal) income tax, we cleaned up the […]

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